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The Road to Hope 

Face was already enjoying the possibilities to spend the profits from a no-sweat $300,000 job offered by a foxy millionaire when Hannibal guesses right it must by a Decker trap, and goes ... See full summary »

Director:

David Hemmings

Writers:

Frank Lupo (created by), Stephen J. Cannell (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
George Peppard ... John 'Hannibal' Smith
Dirk Benedict ... Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
Dwight Schultz ... 'Howling Mad' Murdock
Mr. T ... B.A. Baracus
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Jim Beam (as Elisha Cook)
Warren Berlinger ... E. Robert Colton
Christopher Neame ... Jack Scarett
Lance LeGault ... Col. Decker
Bill Marcus Bill Marcus ... William
Gloria Charles ... Estate Agent
Lori Butler ... Christina
Ancel Cook Ancel Cook ... Wino #1
Bill Dyer ... Wino #2 (as William Dyer)
James Edgcomb James Edgcomb ... Doctor (as Jim Edgcomb)
Rick Garcia Rick Garcia ... Enrique
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Storyline

Face was already enjoying the possibilities to spend the profits from a no-sweat $300,000 job offered by a foxy millionaire when Hannibal guesses right it must by a Decker trap, and goes collect the money dressed as a bum, but a real one gets the briefcase and the MP arms before his nose, and is even erroneously sprung by the other team-members while Smith checked out a restaurant where the bum told him to ask for a certain Wiiliam to get free food- he finds himself in the hands of a dodgy group giving him a full medical and then ordering him to dig his own grave, but escapes and tells the team they must be after homeless men's identities, which sell for a small fortune to criminals. Therefore they set up their own 'mission' to draw potential victims and the goons, run by 'reverend' Face and evangelist Murdock, which sets more in motion then they bargained for... Written by KGF Vissers

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Stephen J. Cannell asked Dwight Schultz to impersonate Burt Reynolds when posing as "Father Harry Dean Hanover". See more »

Goofs

When Murdock is rallying his troupes, he addresses one as "Gunnery Sergeant, United States Air Force". Gunnery Sergeant is an Army rank. Gunnery sergeant (GySgt) is the seventh enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps, not Army. See more »

Quotes

Hannibal: She should be selling bridges in Brooklyn.
Faceman: Oh, come on, Hannibal, please! The Brooklyn Bridge goes for five, six hundred thousand dollars, minimum. Believe me, I know. I've sold it twice already.
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Soundtracks

Onward, Christian Soldiers
(uncredited)
Lyrics by Sabine Baring-Gould
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Sung by the homeless men
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